South Dakota Public Broadcasting's Lori Walsh talks with Jane Smiley in front of a live audience at the South Dakota Festival of Books in Brookings.
Jennifer Richard Jacobson meets Rapid City students on her last stop in South Dakota with the Young Readers Festival of Books.
"The Reunion" by James R. Teller won the 2016 Veterans Writing Prize, coordinated by the South Dakota Humanities Council.
A new biography on General George Armstrong Custer focuses on the life and events in Custer’s world, saving “The Battle of Little Bighorn” to the epilogue.
Nelson’s writing career began when penning a tongue-in-cheek letter to the local extension agent. His columns now appear throughout the Midwest.
What are we to make of a book that begins with a farmer watching owls emerge from a dead elm tree and ends with a death we are given scant time to mourn?
Writing and teaching have been the lifework of Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve. Her stories come from childhood experiences on the Rosebud Reservation.
The history of the Fort Pierre area is an important part of not only South Dakota history, but the history of the American West.
A revolution in Tunisia in 2010 is seen today as the beginning of the Arab Spring, a series of riots, revolts and protests that swept through the Arab world.
Dirda is a literary journalist whose works have appeared in numerous publications. He has often been called the “best-read man in America.”
The sole meaning in life is to serve humanity.
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